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£95
Hampshire - Next course on 8th June 2019
Create your own footstool using paint and upholstery. No experience needed, your tutor Steph will guide you through from choosing colours to go with your fabric, the application of the paint and waxes, upholstering and finishing your footstool. What you need to bring: 1 metre of light upholstery fabric What is provided? All the materials you need including the frame, tools to use, fire retardant interliner and trim to finish. Lots of tea, coffee and...
£145
Bristol - Next course on 21st September 2019
Join Esther Keen from Leather Needle Thread in Bristol to make a leather bag in a day. There is a choice of bucket bag or tote bag and a wide choice of beautiful coloured vegetable tanned full grain leather as well as metallic leather. Learn how to craft your own leather bag using a semi industrial sewing machine. You will be able to mix and match leather colours and tweak the designs to make the...
£65
Yorkshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
Would you like to make Soap using Ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen or garden? Then come along and join Jools in her fun filled workshop. Jools is Cert Ed qualified and has run her own natural cosmetics company for a number of years and has an enormous passion for all things natural. On the Course you will learn to tailor make soap for yourself, family and friends or to start your own...
£250
Staffordshire
During this one to one course a more focused instruction into the traditional Saddle Stitch will be given. Whilst 8 hours is not enough to cover all of the techniques and processes, you will have sufficient instruction and appreciation of the principals to continue at your own pace. During the course you will gain an understanding of the tools, techniques and applications used to achieve the saddle stitch. Nigel Armitage is registered with and insured...
£120
Warwickshire - Next course on 23rd June 2019
SKILL LEVEL: Beginners / Some experience. During this relaxed and informal day you will learn new skills to make your very own set of fabulous sterling silver stacking rings. The course covers a range of silversmithing techniques and is a fantastic introduction to working with silver. Making at least three rings, you will be experimenting with surface finishes and setting a semi-precious gemstone. Techniques covered: - How to saw and file silver - How to...
£70
Dorset - Next course on 21st July 2019
Learn the techniques that I have developed and use in making my still life textile work. Make your own patterns from favourite objects that you bring along (or from objects in my collection),working with painted and printed fabrics, layered and stitched in place to create vibrant and intricate arrangements. As in my landscape courses, no specific sewing skills or sophisticated machines are necessary but please bring a machine if possible, fabrics that particularly inspire you(I...
£50
Ayrshire
These bespoke jewellery workshops are lead by established jewellery designer Sheila Kerr. Sheila welcomes small groups (up to 4) into her professional jewellery making studio regularly. With 29 years experience of teaching Sheila knows what she is doing! Several techniques will be explained and you will leave the workshop having made your own hand-crafted piece to one of Sheila's own bespoke designs. This workshop will have you taking away a Sheila Kerr original design -...
£50
Ceredigion
The Art Workshop can be tailored around your stay at Pengwernydd. Non residents are very welcome. Enjoy an art workshop or painting holiday with me, Anita Woods, during a self catering holiday or short break here at our farm set in the tranquil and inspiring landscape of the Cambrian Mountains. This is the path to a new creative you. Our customers return time and time again. The workshops are ideal for relaxation and wellbeing or...
£410
Devon - Next course on 25th May 2019
These six-day greenwood chair making courses cover all the green woodworking skills and processes needed in order to construct your own chair from a green Ash log. The techniques include cleaving out and shaping the components, drying some of the components overnight in the wood-fired kiln, steam-bending some of the components to give them the correct form, cutting and drilling mortises and tenons, frame assembly, and finally weaving the seating material. There is a range...
£100
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th June 2019
Make your own organic weekly loaves in this fun, relaxing class with Cate Wetherall Weekly Loaves | Pizza Base | Special Bakes Demo One To begin, we cover the basics – looking at the ingredients, learning the differences between flours and yeasts, and measuring and mixing a great bread dough. Practical Session One You’ll have a go at kneading your own dough, which you will leave to prove as we break for coffee. Practical Session...